Uni sonoric “bandonions 4
Symphonetta produced by ELA (E.L.Arnold) at Carlsfeld (Germany)
Layout by Wilhelm Richard Scheller
The instrument has single – action reeds
It is played mounted to a frame or on the lap, in a sitting position (a “knee-bandonion”).
With the thumbs below wooden bars on top.
By pulling up the left and/or right instrument side ,air flows into the bellows.
A special valve system enables a continuous air flow when pumping the left -,right – , or both sides simultaniously.
Tones are produced when pushing buttons and bellows down.
Handharmonium by Dr. Franz Michael Gerl , Hindelang (Germany)
1854-1911 patented 06/12/1891)
coll Mr. Karl Oriwohl Berlin